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Maryland Million Matchmaker Stallions Announced

Jim McKay Maryland Million Day celebrates Maryland's stallions and the critical role they play in the state's Thoroughbred industry. For the second year in a row, stallion owners have come together to make the Maryland Million Matchmaker a reality. This opportunity is a "cherry on top" for stakes winners on Maryland's Day at the Races!
For 2017, the owner and breeder of the winner in each of the Maryland Million stakes races will have the opportunity to breed a mare to one of the two stallions named on the race they win. See which stallions are allocated to each of the races in the table below. All terms and conditions are outlined below the table.
2017 Md Million Matchmaker Stallion Race Assignments
Stallions Stallion owner Race
Scipion Murmur Farm Nursery
Blofeld Murmur Farm Nursery
Bourbon Courage Anchor & Hope Stallions Turf
Imagining Anchor & Hope Stallions Turf
Street Magician R. Larry Johnson Classic
Despite the Odds R. Larry Johnson Classic
Barbados Shamrock Farm Lassie
Baltimore Bob Shamrock Farm Lassie
Mosler Country Life Ladies
Friesan Fire Country Life Ladies
Bandbox Northview Stallion Station Sprint
Golden Lad Northview Stallion Station Sprint
Editorial Climax Stallions Distaff
Hangover Kid Murmur Farm Distaff

Terms and Conditions:

  • The owner & breeder of the winner in each Maryland Million stakes race are eligible to select a breeding to one of the  stallions named on the race they win.
  • We will not be giving preference to the owner or breeder, so it is possible for both to select the same stallion.
  • All Matchmaker seasons are not for resale and are non-transferable, they can only be used for the 2018 breeding season.
  • The seasons are offered no-guarantee and require that the selected mare be suitable for breeding.